‘This has nothing to do with anybody’s fault, certainly not the president’s fault,’ Fauci told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday.
At Sunday night’s debate, Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden blatantly lied to the American public about the Trump administration’s handling of coronavirus testing.
During President Trump’s press conference today, the Dow Jones hit a record one-day high. But CNN didn’t care to talk about that.
On Tuesday, the latest results from a respected international test showed U.S. students making no progress in math or reading in the past 19 years. It’s the latest puncture in Common Core’s inflated promises.
Grade-school scores on the nation’s most respected test have dropped again. Further, the class of 2019, the first to experience all four high school years under Common Core, is the worst-prepared for college in 15 years.
Between ineffective teaching methods at school and an overdose of screen time at home, our children are becoming intellectually deficient. We need to reverse the trends.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech interviews education economist Eric Hanushek.
Asking teachers to prepare their students for an exam is not an instance of American anti-intellectualism, but a practice that can be found across the globe.
This rejection of state autonomy does not help convince that Washington is prepared to ‘empower states to lead the way,’ or that the Trump administration really supports school choice.
In addition to making it more difficult for families to opt out of state testing due to social pressure, this bill would push the state towards embracing a national curriculum.
Centralized mandates have neutered school choice by imposing one kind of education on all schools, thereby actually reducing families’ education choices, finds a new paper.
The U.S. Department of Education is clear in its threat to withhold millions of dollars from Utah simply for following state law and protecting parental rights.
Failing to meet expected test growth targets does not affect my fifth grade students in any real way, and they and their families know it.
My state, Oklahoma, was one of the first and only to repeal Common Core. It took years of work, and ultimately accomplished just about nothing.
If this test is an early indicator of fourth grade declines, U.S. schools will have increased per-pupil spending 400 percent since the 1970s to no achievement gains.
School choice hasn’t been tried and found wanting. It’s been found politically difficult and not really tried.
It looks like this is as close to an apology or admission of failure as we’re going to get, folks. Sorry about that $4 trillion and mangled years of education for American K-12 kids and teachers.
Complaints about testing are a direct consequence of three decades of Republican-driven emphasis on using tests as a centralized mechanism for controlling schools.
Test-prep culture preys on the anxieties of parents who have been inundated with the message that every parenting decision can have long-lasting effects on their children.
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